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Student Diversity Coalition (SDC) representatives Ariana Gauba (10) and Fern Biswas (10) speak about Culture Week, which took place from Feb. 27 to March 3. Culture Week featured cultural performances from members of the Harker community, cultural visual arts and culture booths.

School meeting recap 2/23/23: United Voices, ReCreate Reading and Culture Week

by Felix Chen, Asst. News Editor March 9, 2023

Associated Student Body (ASB) President Kris Estrada (12) opened the school meeting on Feb. 23 by remarking on the date's resemblance to the senior class’s year of graduation.  Dean of Students Kevin...

Despite their small number, Harker’s Latinx population continues to display the rich layers of their culture. Through hosting events such as La Noche Cultural on March 11 and celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 with special dishes at Fresh Mex and paper decorations on bulletin boards around campus, they’ve allowed the larger Harker community to sample the vibrant art and accomplishments of Latinx and Hispanic people.

‘It’s about the culture, it’s about all we bring to this country’

by Kinnera Mulam, Emma Gao, Trisha Iyer, and Sarah Mohammed June 2, 2022

“Let’s head over to Manzanita!” As the last note of the bell rings, students pour out of second period, rushing from buildings across campus to the cafeteria. Chatter fills the air as a long column...

Upper school mathematics teacher Jeanette Fernandez sways her blue skirt to a Mexican folk dance, “Las Abajeñas.” Fernandez performs this dance every year at Spanish Cultural Night, which made a return in-person this year on March 11.

¡Música, comida, baile!: Spanish National Honor Society hosts return of Spanish Cultural Night

by Isha Moorjani, News Editor March 26, 2022

Spanish National Honor Society (SNHS) hosted La Noche Cultural, the annual event in which past and current Spanish students gather to celebrate the language and culture through dance, performances and...

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